This is your Tory government: work contracts with ‘hostile’ nations and trade deals with human rights violators

Dominic Raab: his pretty words about human rights mean nothing.

Credit to Dominic Raab for finally admitting that he and everybody else in the Conservative government are immoral scum.

The day after Downing Street admitted its new media briefing room was built by a firm based in a nation hostile to the UK – Russia – he has admitted that his government will seek trade deals with nations whose governments violate the human rights of their citizens.

This is consistent with the Tory Bill currently working its way through Parliament that will strip you of your right to protest against other violations of your rights (or the law) by the Tory government, of course.

If your government is happy to strip you of your human rights, it will be happy to trade with nations that have done the same.

Raab said these countries are the “growth markets” of the future.

He neglected to mention that the reason they may be considered growth markets is because most right-thinking countries would never soil their hands doing deals with such vile creatures.

He also failed to admit that the UK has been reduced to considering such abhorrent activities because his government forced through the country’s departure from the European Union, which has been extremely harmful to everybody but the richest multi-millionaires.

Unbelievably, Raab tried to turn the argument against trading with these monsters on its head:

We don’t junk whole relationships because we’ve got issues – we have a conversation because we want to change the behaviour.

You don’t change the behaviour of others by giving them what they want, though.

And you certainly can’t lead by example when you are forcing your own country to backslide into the same dark-age ignorance as the countries you’re criticising.

Underlying all of this, though, is the fact that your fellow UK citizens voted for this. While our colleagues in Europe and elsewhere hold themselves to the highest standards, the UK voted to grub around in the dirt. And Raab isn’t even the dirtiest grotesquery in the Tory government.

Source: Exclusive: Raab Says UK Wants Trade Deals With Nations That Violate Human Rights | HuffPost UK

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  1. SteveH March 16, 2021 at 11:47 pm - Reply

    I tend to think of the Tories as being amoral rather than immoral. They simply don’t care, they lack the capacity to empathise with anyone outside their bubble..

  2. Hecuba March 17, 2021 at 11:52 am - Reply

    Little england is indeed a failed state and governed by greedy fascist tories whose sole obsession is profit, profit and more profit! This is why they are giving valuable contracts to their bros the Russians and other human rights violating countries! No way will fascist tories even consider collaborating with countries in the EU because these countries are ‘foreigners’ and we know fascist tories hate European foreigners! Not trading with the EU say stupid fascist tories but we’ll grovel to our bros the Russian human rights violators!

    But at same time fascist tories are sucking up to the Russians and Chinese governments – doesn’t make sense – but it does because these are the only countries fascist tories can find to do deals and doubtless the Russians and Chinese are laughing at those stupid fascist English boys!

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